Thank you for all those parents who joined us at the Easter crafts activity morning. The children loved making and taking part in the Easter egg hunt. We hope you had a fantastic Easter break and are ready for our final term in Year 1.
The children took part in setting up a snail race a couple of weeks ago. They had such a good time. We went outside and searched for snails to begin and the children used the flip-cameras to video the collection. Great Computing skills everyone! Then we used a race track to line the snails up on the starting line. Then.. Ready...Steady...Go!!!!!
Keep you eyes peeled for the video and photographs of the exciting event!
Some lovely writing was produced by the children as a result - well done!
Shrove Tuesday Action
Take a look at us flipping pancakes on Shrove Tuesday. We had a great time!
Mrs White was a fabulous flipper. She made it flip over and over and over again. We had such a giggle.
Welcome to Year One with
Miss Hodson, Mrs Hunt and Mrs White
Our topic for the Summer term is ...
We will begin with some Geography, finding out about the parts of Britain, locating using compass points and finding important landmarks using a map. Then we will move on to some History of Britain, in particular the History of toys.
Our PE day is a Wednesday so please make sure that kits are in and earrings are removed.
Homework will go home on a Wednesday and will need to be returned on the following Monday.
Great pieces of homework from all the class. Our homework stars from Spring 2 were... Lilly, Max and Skye.
We look forward to finding some more stars throughout Summer 1.
We are allocating interactive games and books online to support learning in school.
The children's usernames and passwords are in the planners (school code - blmo).
Please visit www.activelearnprimary.co.uk/login?c=0
TARGETS - Summer One
Will you meet your target?
Writing - conjunctions (joining words) - continued from last half-term
Should - I can use 'and' to join ideas.
Could - I can use 'and' and 'because' to join ideas.
Wow - I can use 'and', 'but', 'because' and 'so' to join ideas.
Practise ... by writing by conjunctions.
e.g. The man had an ice-cream and the lady had a lolly.
The man had an ice-cream because it was very hot.
The man had an ice-cream but he dropped it on the floor.
The man had an ice-cream so he could cool down.
Reading - characters feelings
Should - I know how a character is feeling.
Could - I know how different characters are feeling.
Wow - I know how different characters are feeling and explain why.
Practice ... at home together by reading a story. Look for clues of how they feel (facial expressions, etc) How do you know? Why do you think that?
We encourage you to read with your child as often as you can. Please record it in the planner as the children are rewarded with medals in the planner. (read 2 times a week for a bronze medal, read 3 times a week for a silver and 4+ for a gold)
Great to see so many children reading lots at home and getting a special medal - keep it up.
Learning our letter sounds (Letters and Sounds link - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/letters-and-sounds)
We learn our letters and sounds through Jolly Phonics. Please see link - http://jollylearning.co.uk/
Our reading schemes are as follows: Oxford Reading Tree, Sunshine Spiral, Rigby Star, Discovery, PCM and Phonics Bug.
Maths - finding half
Should - I can find half of numbers up to 10.
Could - I can find half of numbers up to 20.
WOW - I can find half of numbers up to 30.
Practise at .... http://www.topmarks.co.uk/Flash.aspx?f=dartboarddoublesandhalves
We would love parents and carers to join us and find out more about how and what your child is learning.
Tuesday 8.45am - Join us for our stay and learn workshops.
Come through the side door on the playground (where you meet the children at home time), talk about your weekend and encourage your child to write sentences about it.
We look forward to seeing you then.
Every Tuesday morning the classroom will be open for our stay and learn workshop. Check out the dates below:
We are getting ready for our Phonics Check (due to take place in June). Every stay and learn workshop will be phonics.
Please join us to find out what fun activities we do in class and to get ideas of how you can help at home.
Find out what your child will be learning in Year One by clicking the download button below.